TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — You don’t have to be a genius to figure out what the biggest story of Alabama’s offseason was. It wasn’t coach Nick Saban’s contract extension and raise. It wasn’t cornerback Eddie Jackson having major knee surgery that will keep him out indefinitely. It wasn’t even quarterback Jacob Coker transferring in from Florida State,…
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Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops is angry, and he’s not going to take it anymore. On the heels of the 14 SEC head coaches going through ESPN’s “Car Wash” at its corporate headquarters in Bristol, Connecticut, Stoops and the rest of the Big 12′s head coaches made the rounds at the Worldwide Leader in Sports.
Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images 10.0K Reads 42 Comments Alabama fans are all too familiar with Nick Saban’s dislike of preseason depth charts. As AL.com’s Michael Casagrande explained during spring practice, Saban prefers that his players focus on improving daily in favor of jockeying for roster position.
The Alabama Crimson Tide have a few positions to fill coming into the 2014 season. Star quarterback AJ McCarron has moved on to the NFL, leaving Nick Saban looking for the next stud in Tuscaloosa. The secondary is also searching for weapons, with some young talent ready to make an impact immediately. Who do you…
Quarterback Jacob Coker, who transferred into the program after backing up Jameis Winston at Florida State last season, appears to be the keystone player of Alabama’s season. But we—the general public—do not know much about him past conjectural accounts.
Alabama beefed up its offensive line again Friday morning, adding a fourth 4-star commitment to its ranks. Brandon Kennedy, an in-state 2015 standout, chose the Crimson Tide over Auburn during an announcement ceremony at Wetumpka High School:
Credit: 247Sports Georgia athlete Demetris Robertson committed on a big day for Alabama. Nick Saban continues to put pieces in place for sustained success in Tuscaloosa. Demetris Robertson and Shyheim Carter are the latest top-tier prospects to join Alabama’s star-studded recruiting haul, per Charles Power of 247Sports.
SEC media days have begun in Hoover, Alabama, with the Crimson Tide bringing some of their top players along with head coach Nick Saban. With the 2014 recruiting class being the best in the nation, according to 247Sports, we should expect to see some young athletes turn into big-time players.